People – West

November 18, 2013

Poms & Associates Insurance Brokers Inc. named Dan Jones vice president in its West Los Angeles office as Jones has more than 25 years of experience. He specializes in healthcare reform, health risk management, global benefit solutions and wellness initiatives.

Prior to joining Poms, Jones was a sales executive at a national full service insurance provider, where he was responsible for new business development throughout Southern California.

Poms has offices in California, Colorado, New Mexico and Washington.

Todd Hergesell has joined Barney & Barney LLC in Aliso Viejo, Calif.

Hergesell will work with a team of professionals offering commercial property/casualty insurance, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, compensation consulting, executive liability, personal lines and surety.

Prior to Barney & Barney, Hergesell was a P/C consultant at Sullivan Curtis Monroe in Irvine. Before that, he was a commercial real estate broker with Voit Real Estate Services.

Barney & Barney’s Orange County operations specialize in working with life sciences, technology, apparel, food services, manufacturing and professional services firms, along with nonprofit organizations.

Barney & Barney is headquartered in San Diego, with offices in Orange County, San Francisco and Oakland.

Leavitt Central Coast Insurance Services named Omar Perez vice president of alternative risk and affinity programs.

Perez specializes in risk management and self-funded risk financing alternatives for commercial insurance clients.

He has more than 30 years’ experience in the industry, including experience in the development and implementation of insurance programs for associations, employer groups and other trade and nonprofit organizations.

Leavitt Central Coast is part of the Leavitt Group.

ISU Francis-Pinney Insurance Services Inc. named Tom Bone as a risk insurance advisor.

Bone will continue to work with his existing clients and develop new relationships with employers, and he will lead a team of specialists in various areas of insurance and risk management.

Bone has more than 30 years of experience. His primary focus is in the areas of workers’ compensation and in the integration and coordination of various insurance programs.

Bone has been a member of the ISU nationwide network as owner of ISU Countrywood Insurance in Danville, Calif. and ISU Insurance Services of San Francisco.

He moved to Sacramento in 2010 to be closer to family and to increase his client base, and has now joined ISU’s Roseville office.

ISU Insurance Services, based in Roseville, Calif., is a privately owned independent insurance firm and is part of the ISU network.

MJ Insurance named Lauren Gerig to its property/casualty department in the Phoneix, Ariz. Office.

Gerig will work to service new and existing clients.

Gerig joins MJ Insurance from WebPT, a company that provides web-based physical therapy software, where she served as an account manager.

Previously, Gerig worked as a special education teacher in Scottsdale, Ariz. and Grove City, Ohio.

MJ Insurance is a property/casualty and employee benefits agency with offices in Indiana and Arizona.

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